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Phil and Did (Akif's reef) water temperature
Phil and Did (Akif's reef) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Phil and Did (Akif's reef) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Lebanon)

Today's Phil and Did (Akif's reef) sea temperature is 17.6 °C.

Statistics for 02 Apr (1981–2005) – mean: 17.6 °C, range: 16.7 °C to 19.1 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at Phil and Did (Akif's reef) is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 16 °C.

Lebanon Sea Water Temperature

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Surface Water Temperatures
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Lebanon Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Lebanon
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Phil and Did (Akif's reef). This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Phil and Did (Akif's reef) Water Temperature Graph

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Phil and Did (Akif's reef) water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F) on around the 12th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 16 to 17°C (61 to 63°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Phil and Did (Akif's reef) climb to their highest in the second week of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The lowest seasonal water temperatures at Phil and Did (Akif's reef) at the beginning of March lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Phil and Did (Akif's reef) can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Phil and Did (Akif's reef). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.